[BioC] [Bioc-sig-seq] Error in assign while calling the vmatchPattern function
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Mon Jul 13 19:56:18 CEST 2009
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Jörn Dietrich wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have the same problem by using the function getSeq() and I am using
> the new release of R.
> > sessionInfo() R version 2.9.1 (2009-06-26)
> Does any one have an idea?
Unfortunately, some people are still experiencing this problem even
after they've upgraded to a recent version of R release/devel.
There was definitely a PROTECT/UNPROTECT bug in the reg.finalizer() code,
and that bug has been fixed in R release/devel one month ago. After
this fix, I did some (light) testing and was not able to get the
annoying 'formal argument "envir" matched by multiple actual arguments'
error anymore, so I concluded that the issue was solved...
Kasper contacted me off-list recently because he was still getting the
error. With the details he provided, I was able to isolate another
PROTECT/UNPROTECT issue, but this time in the setGeneric/setMethod
C code (methods package). I've sent a bug report to R-devel but haven't
heard back from them yet:
I'll post here again as soon as I have something new.
Thanks for your patience with this issue!
> Best wishes
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